A Study on Ataxia

Senthil Kumaaran, A K (2006) A Study on Ataxia. Masters thesis, Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore.

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Abstract

Friedreich was the fast person to gave chemical description of ataxia. Three types of Ataxias are of practical clinically important, they are sensory. Cerebellar and Vertegenous. Various studies on ataxia was done by Wadia, Chuttenn, Bercanio and Mautz. In persent study 70 patients were studied who presented with ataxia as main complaint. The study was done for 18 month period. During the study relevant investigation available in the hospital was utilized in establishing diagnosis. It was found out cerebellar ataxia was commonest type encountered in both acquired and hereditary groups and acquired form was more common than hereditary. Among cerebellar, vascular etiology topped the list. Second commonest type of ataxia encountered was sensory ataxia followed by labyrynthine ataxia . Among hereditary ataxia most of the cases were sporadic rather than familial.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ataxia.
Subjects: MEDICAL > General Medicine
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2018 15:29
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2018 15:29
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/5810

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